Policy toolkit
Policy toolkit: All the policy templates and supporting documents are now online.
NADA eLearning: Engage families and significant others, support clients with complex needs and be guided on gender and sexuality indicators.
What works: Exploring factors that work for AOD services and consumers.
The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) is the peak organisation for the non government alcohol and other drugs sector in NSW. We represent close to 100 organisational members that provide a broad range of alcohol and other drugs services including health promotion and harm reduction, early intervention, treatment and continuing care programs. Together, we work to reduce the harms related to alcohol and other drugs use across the NSW community. Learn more.


Aurora grants

Aurora provides grants to organisations seeking funding for projects specifically targeting and supporting gender and sexually diverse people. Funding grants
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Applications are open for NADA training grants

Apply now to access financial support to participate in individual or group training that occurs between January—June 2020. We encourage
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Request for tender: Goulburn drug and alcohol residential rehabilitation

HealthShare NSW, on behalf of Southern New South Wales Local Health District, informs the open market of its intention to
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Submission: Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2019

NADA provided a submission [PDF] to the Australian Senate’s Community Affairs Legislation Committee on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug
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Workshop: Clinical incident management - Sydney

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Workshop: Clinical incident management - Wollongong

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Workshop: Clinical incident management - Parramatta

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NADA in partnership with Family Drug Support and the Ministry of Health NSW Government, developed training and resources for the AOD sector and other primary ...
Developed by NADA, this toolkit supports the formal quality improvement program of non government AOD organisations. Download the files to easily create or review operational ...
Although members of LGBTI and HIV positive communities use AOD for many of the same reasons as the population at large, there is evidence to ...
Engaging with families and significant others in the AOD sector This course will raise your awareness and develop your skills and knowledge for engaging and ...
NADAbase dashboards NADA recently held webinar to train members on how to use, analyse and maximise the new NADAbase dashboards. Did you miss out? Watch ...
Did you know that at their core, the principles of consumer participation relate to human rights, health outcomes, relationships, service delivery, as well as accreditation ...
NADA is excited to launch a series of worker wellbeing resources (available to download below). Designed for the non government AOD sector, the resources encourage ...
From 1 July 2018, non government organisations (NGOs) contracted by NSW Health to provide alcohol and other drug treatment services will have five core performance ...
NADA is developing factsheets to help you gain essential knowledge about working with other agencies. This first set will help you navigate child protection and ...
Language is powerful—especially when discussing alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and the people who use them. Download this resource [PDF] Intended for the non government ...


Network updates

NADA practice leadership group

Network update The NADA Practice Leadership Group met in June 2019 to finalise the action plan for 2018–2020. Highlighted at
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Research network

Network update CMHDARN are excited to announce we have awarded the inaugural CMHDARN Innovation and Evaluation Grant 2019–2020 to the
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Youth AOD services network

Network update The NADA Youth AOD Services Network held the forum ‘Improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young
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Women’s AOD services network

Network update The last meeting of the Women’s AOD Services Network, held in June 2019, featured a robust discussion of
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